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Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area

Resident workers - Industry

Public Administration and Safety employs more of the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area’s female resident workforce than any other industry sector.

Industry sector data identifies the industries in which the residents of an area work either within the residing area or elsewhere. Comparing the industry sectors in which the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area, indicates whether an economy draws on the skills offered by its own residents, or on a different set of skills imported from elsewhere in the region.

Industry sector statistics in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area are influenced by a range of factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available within commuting distance;
  • The educational levels of the local population; and
  • The working and social aspirations of the local population.

Industry sector data should be viewed in conjunction with Residents place of work.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers industry of employment
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area - Females20162011Change
Industry
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Number%NSW%Number%NSW%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1671.21.41461.11.4+21
Mining100.10.270.10.2+3
Manufacturing2651.93.63342.45.0-69
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services800.60.41220.90.5-42
Construction3072.22.33152.32.1-8
Wholesale Trade1431.02.42101.53.4-67
Retail Trade1,2909.111.51,42810.412.7-138
Accommodation and Food Services8225.87.97915.87.8+31
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2481.82.32481.82.40
Information Media and Telecommunications1661.21.81991.52.1-33
Financial and Insurance Services2391.75.12762.05.6-37
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2481.81.92421.81.8+6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services9176.57.79056.67.6+12
Administrative and Support Services4453.13.94283.13.6+17
Public Administration and Safety3,89927.55.73,85628.25.6+43
Education and Training1,51010.712.51,2319.011.8+279
Health Care and Social Assistance2,28116.120.51,98614.519.5+295
Arts and Recreation Services2301.61.52191.61.5+11
Other Services4793.43.54743.53.5+5
Industry not classified4132.93.82501.82.2+163

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Resident workers industry of employment, 2016
Resident workers industry of employment, 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, NSW: 1.4% Mining, NSW: 0.2% Manufacturing, NSW: 3.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, NSW: 0.4% Construction, NSW: 2.3% Wholesale Trade, NSW: 2.4% Retail Trade, NSW: 11.5% Accommodation and Food Services, NSW: 7.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, NSW: 2.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, NSW: 1.8% Financial and Insurance Services, NSW: 5.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, NSW: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, NSW: 7.7% Administrative and Support Services, NSW: 3.9% Public Administration and Safety, NSW: 5.7% Education and Training, NSW: 12.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, NSW: 20.5% Arts and Recreation Services, NSW: 1.5% Other Services, NSW: 3.5% Industry not classified, NSW: 3.8% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 1.2% Mining, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 0.1% Manufacturing, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 1.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 0.6% Construction, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 2.2% Wholesale Trade, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 1.0% Retail Trade, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 9.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 5.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 1.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 1.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 6.5% Administrative and Support Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 27.5% Education and Training, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 10.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 16.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 1.6% Other Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 3.4% Industry not classified, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 2.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers industry of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers industry of employment, 2011 to 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +21 Mining, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +3 Manufacturing, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: -69 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: -42 Construction, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: -8 Wholesale Trade, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: -67 Retail Trade, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: -138 Accommodation and Food Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +31 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 0 Information Media and Telecommunications, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: -33 Financial and Insurance Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: -37 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +6 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +12 Administrative and Support Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +17 Public Administration and Safety, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +43 Education and Training, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +279 Health Care and Social Assistance, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +295 Arts and Recreation Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +11 Other Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +5 Industry not classified, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +163
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the jobs held by the female resident workforce in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Public Administration and Safety (3,899 people or 27.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (2,281 people or 16.1%)
  • Education and Training (1,510 people or 10.7%)

In combination these three industries employed 7,690 people in total or 54.3% of the total female resident workforce.

In comparison, NSW employed 5.7% in Public Administration and Safety; 20.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 12.5% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the jobs held by the female resident workforce of the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area and NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of female resident workforce employed in Public Administration and Safety (27.5% compared to 5.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (16.1% compared to 20.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workforce employed in Financial and Insurance Services (1.7% compared to 5.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workforce employed in Retail Trade (9.1% compared to 11.5%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the female resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in the Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+295 female resident workforce)
  • Education and Training (+279 female resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+163 female resident workforce)
  • Retail Trade (-138 female resident workforce)

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